UK Energy Sector with EU Skills
Nature of Business
Supporting the Gas, Electricity and Water Utility Sectors across
the UK in providing the right skills and development for their
What did they need?
The regulated businesses had identified a vital need to renew
their skilled workforce over the coming years. These businesses are
all regulated and as such they needed to work in partnership with
their regulators (Ofgem and Ofwat) to identify their specific needs
and find the appropriate resources to fill the projected skills gaps
over a 20 year horizon.
How did we help them?
Business Navigators used their expertise and extensive network of
contacts to bring together the key stakeholders across the industry.
Together we developed a manpower resource model that clearly
illustrated the skills needs of each sector and played a key role in
presenting this to the regulators.
What benefits did it bring?
- Over £300m of Skills Funding for the Gas and Electricity
Sectors over the next 5 years.
- Clear and objective models that show industry wide
requirements for key skills projected 20 years ahead and showing
exactly what skills are needed when and how much it will cost.
- A tool that each company is using to plan their workforce
- Industry collaboration to find joint solutions to industry
wide skills issues.
- A framework for regulatory agreement and monitoring of
skills investment that looks forward over 20 years.